Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration December 9, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Hazardous Materials: Incorporation of Statutorily Mandated Revisions to the Hazardous Materials Regulations
Document Number: 05-23754
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-09
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This final rule revises terminology, definitions, and requirements for consistency with the Hazardous Materials Safety and Security Reauthorization Act of 2005. These amendments include revising the definitions of ``hazmat employee'' and ``hazmat employer;'' revision of shipping paper retention requirements; providing a security plan exception for farmers; adding conditional applicability of postal laws and regulations; and replacement of ``Exemption'' with ``Special permit.''